The industry spends billions of dollars convincing Americans that bottled water is safer than tap -- even though more than two-thirds of it comes from municipal water sources.
Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Researchers have found that plastic pollution is penetrating deep into the marine food chain.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.